D-Day Planning

The D-Day Invasion of Normandy
D-Day Invasion of Normandy gallery, photo of soldiers in boats on shores of Normandy

Ascend to this third-floor gallery and you will understand what the Allies faced in Normandy—Hitler’s Atlantic Wall. Explore these deadly fortifications awaiting the Allies, view the weapons, uniforms, and gear of the Germans and Americans, and meet the commanders of Operation Overlord. Count to 5,000 as you marvel at the variety of ships used in the largest and most complex amphibious assault in history.